The aim of the Awards is to recognize the efforts and the achievements of development projects that successfully engage with indigenous peoples or ethnic minorities living in rural areas, and to promote best practices, share knowledge and identify opportunities to replicate and scale-up results.
The nominations will be assessed according to criteria identified on the basis of the overall theme of the sixth global meeting of the Indigenous Peoples Forum at IFAD (IPFI): “Indigenous Peoples’ Climate Leadership: Community-based solutions to enhance resilience and biodiversity”.
The Awards will be delivered in a knowledge-sharing session within the sixth global meeting of the IPFI (February 2023).
This initiative is directed to:
- IFAD-funded projects targeting indigenous peoples or ethnic minorities;
- IPAF projects funded under its fifth cycle (2019);
- Other development projects implemented by indigenous peoples or ethnic minorities’ organizations in rural areas where IFAD operates.
Deadline: 16 October 2022. Only nominations submitted following the instructions included in the below Call for Nominations will be eligible.